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1954 James 2023

James Newman

November 21, 1954 — November 26, 2023

James Lee Newman, 69, of Madisonville, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, November 26, 2023 at Sweetwater Hospital.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Verlin and Ruby Newman; son, James Lee Newman Jr.; daughter, Samantha Newman; sisters, Mary Miller and Leisha Mobley.

He is survived by his grandchildren, Laureen Gunderson, Bradley Watson, Jay Newman, Emily Newman; sisters, Patricia Adams, Debbie (Joe) Heath and several nieces and nephews.

There will be a Celebration of Life on Friday, December 1, 2023 at 6:00 pm at Shoal Creek Baptist Church, where he was a member.

You are encouraged to share a memory of James or your personal condolences with his family by visiting his memorial page at Companion Funeral Home of Athens is honored to assist his family with these arrangements.


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